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Ukrainian president considers resumption of grain exports a success of his troops
Madrid, 7 August. (Europa Press) –
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has pointed to the silence of the Amnesty International (AI) organization regarding the attacks by Russian troops in the vicinity of the Zaporizhia nuclear plant this Saturday.
“Despite the fact that the Russian bombing of the nuclear plant is one of the most dangerous crimes against Ukrainians and all Europeans (…), for some reason there is no report or even a simple notification from Amnesty International about it” , the president has drawn criticism in daily videos addressed to the Ukrainian population.
The Ukrainian president has again criticized the organization’s work, after confirming a “significant worsening” of the situation around the nuclear power plant and requesting new sanctions against Russia “for creating such a global threat.”
Thus, Zelensky has insisted that this is “a very eloquent silence”, which “once again indicates the selectivity of the organisation”.
These criticisms come two days after the Ukrainian president accused AI of justifying Russian attacks on Ukraine after a report was published showing the Ukrainian military carrying out life-threatening warfare techniques.
Zelensky assured that he had not seen such “clear and timely” reports from some international organizations on “crimes committed by Russian terrorists”.
Following this controversy, Oksana Poklchuk, the director of the Ukrainian section of the NGO Amnesty International, announced her resignation in protest of the above report.
“I left Amnesty International in Ukraine. This is another loss the war has paid me,” Poklchuk went on to say in a Facebook post where he expressed regret, above all, that the organization did not include a detailed opinion of the Ukrainian government. Report writing.
The resumption of exports, the “success of our soldiers”
In addition, Zelensky assures that the resumption of grain exports after Russia’s blockade in the Black Sea, has been a success for his troops.
“We must not forget that the restoration of our maritime exports was possible primarily through our troops, who defend Odessa and ensure the liberation of the land. These are just heroes”, he observed after explaining that agriculture Maritime exports of products have been up and running again, despite the “security risk” of continued Russian attacks.
The president has reminded his allies to “meet their share of the commitment” to guarantee the security of supplies. Thus, “the world food crisis will indeed be resolved.”